I asked a friend to travel with me to Brazil for the Olympics this summer. I don’t know why it didn’t work out.. maybe lack of proper planning? The stars never aligned? Anywho, I’m glad we won’t be there. Don’t even think I can watch the events anymore after reading that much of the press […]Read more "Olympic Games of Exclusion [a reblog]"
Well, if one only wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected – those, precisely, who need the law’s protection most! – and listen to their testimony. Ask any Mexican, […]Read more "Black Every Friday"
Originally posted on GOOD BLACK NEWS:
The New Stereotype: The Reclaim (photo via Shadow And Act) A new web series on Vimeo has been launched this month called “The New Stereotype: The Reclaim” which aims to change the perception of black men in the media. Conceived by Harlem-based Marquelle Turner-Gilchrist, who is an assistant buyer…
Art is whatever makes you proud to be human. [Amiri Baraka] ❤Read more "week 50 \\ 2015"
Wow, so I’ve been nominated for yet another Liebster! Thank you. AND, I also graciously accept my very first Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award! Thank you!! My next place will need to have a trophy room at the rate I’m going. A Liebster and an SWB seem pretty similar. In my own words, they […]Read more "I just wanna thank…"
I hate to admit that I watched a tiny bit of local news this week. I saw plenty of coverage of the Planned Parenthood “shooter”, the San Bernadino “attacks” and the Chicago protests….. but NOTHING in regards to the case of the inhuman Daniel Holtzclaw. Not a peep. In short, Holtzclaw is/was a POLICE OFFICER […]Read more "Black Every Friday"